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BreathWorks e-News: Winter 2015/2016

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November was Lung Month!
November was Lung Month! To celebrate, The Lung Association organized various initiatives throughout the province to educate and inspire Ontarians to be passionate about breathing! > find out more

Chris Leaman – Lung Health Ambassador
Chris Leaman joined The Lung Association’s Lung Health Ambassador Team in the summer of 2015. We met Chris at Toronto Western Hospital’s pulmonary rehabilitation program and support group, where he was waiting to qualify for a lung transplant. > find out more

Tips on Oxygen Use
Not everyone with lung disease requires oxygen. Only people who regularly have a low level of oxygen in their blood need supplemental oxygen. > find out more

Free COPD Mobile App
Aeri COPD is a free new iPhone or iPad app designed to help patients manage and control COPD symptoms. > find out more

Hamilton Research Tour
As part of the Breathing as One Campaign, this past October, The Lung Association hosted a Behind-the-Scenes Research Tour at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, one of the leading centres for investigative studies into lung disease. > find out more

COPD Notes
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For information on sponsoring this newsletter contact Carole Madeley 416-864-9911 ext. 281.

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